Man fatally shot by Pueblo police during chase.

28 Jul

An officer-involved shooting in which a man was killed Monday evening is under investigation.

No police were injured, no threat remains to the community and no other suspects exist, said officer Brandon Beauvais as he stood under the bright glare of huge lights allowing the investigation to continue at 9 p.m.

The incident began at 6:01 p.m. on the city’s East Side when police were called to a “domestic fight with weapons”. The suspect sped from the 2100 block of East Ninth Street. Police followed in a cross-town pursuit reportedly involving gunfire that ended at 13th and Craig streets on the West Side.

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The suspect then fled on foot with the second chase ending around the block in the area of the 1200 block of West Street.

A witness told Chieftain news partner KRDO NewsChannel 13 that the unidentified man fired on police and police fired back.

Beauvais, however, would not confirm those details.

Instead, he said, the shooting and many other specifics of the incident involving multiple officers and locales would be investigated by the Critical Incident Team, already on-site.

Officers’ body camera video would be collected. Beauvais asked the public to provide any other video/evidence to police, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office or CIT.

Police officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative leave, per standard protocol.

Please come back to chieftain.com for updates on this story and see tomorrow’s issue of the newspaper for the complete story. Not a subscriber? Call 719-544-0166.

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